Jason A. Smith is the communications director of the Wisconsin Academy and editor of the organization's quarterly magazine of Wisconsin thought and culture, Wisconsin People & Ideas. Before joining the Wisconsin Academy in 2008, Jason was the managing editor of The Common Review, the quarterly magazine of the Great Books Foundation, and helped the storied nonprofit to develop materials for adult reading groups. While in Chicago, Jason also worked with Chicago Public Schools to pilot a reflective reading course for their service-learning program. Jason has over ten years of experience in the publishing and intellectual property industries, and has advised on a number of publications by the Great Books Foundation, the Project on Civic Reflection at Valparaiso University, and the American Library Association.
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